The South Oropouche Booster Station will be shutdown for repairs on Monday 9 August 2021, between the hours of 4:00 am and 6:00 pm.

According to an advisory from the Water and Sewerage Authority, customers served by the Station have been experiencing low pressures or no water, which is due to the mechanical problems impacting one of the pumps at the facility.

Areas affected include:

South Oropouche, Otaheite, S.M. Jaleel, Dow Village, Mon Desir, Rousillac, Aripero, Chinese Village, Sobo, La Brea, Labidco Industrial Estate, Union Industrial Estate, Vessigny, St. Mary’s Village, Harris Village, Fyzabad, Avocat, Pepper Village, Guapo Road, Delhi Road, Siparia Old Road, San Francique including SS Erin Road from Siparia to Quarry Village.

Customers are reminded that it may take up to 24 hours for the scheduled pipe borne water supply to normalize to some affected areas following the completion of the repair works at the South Oropouche Booster Station.

Repairs at El Socorro Booster Station took longer than planned

Meanwhile, WASA reports that emergency repair works to sort out mechanical problems affecting one of the pumps at the El Socorro Booster Station, took a little longer than expected, and were expected to be completed by midnight on Saturday August 7th.

Several parts of North-West Trinidad served by the Station were without water while the repairs were being carried out over the past 24 to 48 hours but did have access to a limited truck-borne water service.

The affected areas included Port-of-Spain, Morvant, Westmoorings, Cocorite, St. James, Woodbrook, Cascade, St. Ann’s, Belmont, Laventille, Gonzales, East Dry River.